The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) is the name given to the combined armed forces of Barbados. The BDF was established August 15, 1979, and has responsibility for the territorial defence and internal security of the island. The headquarters for the Barbados Defence Force is located at St. Ann's Fort base at The Garrison, Saint Michael. The Barbados Defence Force is commanded by the Chief Of Staff: Colonel Alvin Quintyne. * The Force Headquarters —The Headquarters, St. Anns Fort provides administrative and logistical support for the entire Defence force. There are three main components of the BDF:

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  • The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) is the name given to the combined armed forces of Barbados. The BDF was established August 15, 1979, and has responsibility for the territorial defence and internal security of the island. The headquarters for the Barbados Defence Force is located at St. Ann's Fort base at The Garrison, Saint Michael. The Barbados Defence Force is commanded by the Chief Of Staff: Colonel Alvin Quintyne. * The Force Headquarters —The Headquarters, St. Anns Fort provides administrative and logistical support for the entire Defence force. There are three main components of the BDF: * The Barbados Regiment — This branch is commanded by the Commanding Officer Of The Barbados Regiment Lieutenant Colonel Glyne Grannum and is based at St Anns Fort and Paragon Base. This is the main land force component, and encompasses both regular and reserve units. * Barbados Coast Guard -This branch is commanded by the Commanding Officer Of The Barbados Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Peterson and is based at HMBS Pelican. This is the maritime element, with responsibility for patrolling Barbados' territorial waters as well as drug interdiction and humanitarian and life-saving exercises. It too encompasses both regular and reserve units. The Barbados Defence Force Band is directed by Captain Taylor and is made up of members of The Barbados Regiment and Coast Guard and is also an element of the reserve units. * Barbados Cadet Corp — This branch is commanded by the Commanding Officer Of The Barbados Cadet Corps Lieutenant Colonel James Bradshaw. This is the Military youth organisation of The Defence Force. Includes Infantry and Sea Cadets. This organisation was started in 1904. The first females joined the cadet corps in the 1970s to 1980s.The Cadet Corps has a pledge and also a song. It started with 3 normal units but today has expanded to 22. These units are grouped into Zones. There are also a band, sea cadet and medical units along with a shooting programme. * In 1981 a Cessna 402C entered service as part of the air wing. * The former Commander of The Barbados Coast Guard lieutenant Commander Reeves meets two US Chiefs of Staff during a visit to the island * A US Marine participates in a BDF training exercise concerning crowd control * Members of the BDF disassemble a boat engine during training exercises with the US Navy (en)
  • Die Barbados Defence Force (deutsch Verteidigungskräfte von Barbados) sind die Streitkräfte von Barbados. Das Hauptquartier befindet sich in St. Ann’s Fort in The Garrison, Saint Michael. Sie verfügen über 650 Soldaten.. (de)
  • La Barbados Defence Force ou BDF (la Force de défense barbadienne) est le nom donné aux forces armées de Barbade. La BDF a été créée le 15 août 1979 et a la responsabilité de la défense du territoire et la sécurité interne de l'île. Ses quartiers généraux sont situés au fort St. Ann's à Saint Michael. (fr)
  • La Forza di Difesa di Barbados (in inglese Barbados Defence Force, BDF) è un'unità militare mista di esercito e guardia costiera, e costituisce l'unica forza armata della piccola nazione caraibica di Barbados; insieme ad Antigua e Barbuda, Barbados è l'unica nazione dei caraibi orientali a mantenere una forza militare indipendente dalla normale polizia civile (in questo caso, la Royal Barbados Police Force). La Barbados Defence Force costituisce la principale forza di reazione rapida terrestre a disposizione del Regional Security System (RSS), un'organizzazione internazionale per la sicurezza e la difesa delle ex colonie britanniche dei caraibi orientali; Barbados stessa contribuisce con la più alta percentuale al bilancio dell'organizzazione, ed il quartier generale della BDF è sede anche della principale base di operazioni della RSS. Le forze della BDF hanno partecipato alla maggior parte delle operazioni messe in atto dalla RSS a partire dalla sua fondazione. (it)
  • Вооружённые силы Барбадоса (англ. Barbados Defence Force, BDF) — совокупность войск Барбадоса предназначенная для защиты территории и внутренней безопасности государства. Они были созданы 15 августа 1979 г. Штаб-квартира вооружённых сил Барбадоса находится в форте Санта-Анна. BDF состоит из четырёх основных компонентов: * Штаб-квартира вооружённых сил — осуществляет административную и транспортную поддержку других подразделений. * Полк Барбадоса — это основной компонент сухопутных войск Барбадоса, который включает как регулярные, так и резервные подразделения. * Береговая охрана Барбадоса — это морской компонент вооружённых сил. Она отвечает за патрулирование территориальных вод Барбадоса. Кроме того, береговая охрана участвует в операциях по борьбе с наркотиками, а также в гуманитарных и спасательных операциях. * Кадетский корпус Барбадоса — молодёжная военизированная организация. Включает пехотных и морских кадетов. Организация основана в 1904 году. (ru)
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  • Die Barbados Defence Force (deutsch Verteidigungskräfte von Barbados) sind die Streitkräfte von Barbados. Das Hauptquartier befindet sich in St. Ann’s Fort in The Garrison, Saint Michael. Sie verfügen über 650 Soldaten.. (de)
  • La Barbados Defence Force ou BDF (la Force de défense barbadienne) est le nom donné aux forces armées de Barbade. La BDF a été créée le 15 août 1979 et a la responsabilité de la défense du territoire et la sécurité interne de l'île. Ses quartiers généraux sont situés au fort St. Ann's à Saint Michael. (fr)
  • The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) is the name given to the combined armed forces of Barbados. The BDF was established August 15, 1979, and has responsibility for the territorial defence and internal security of the island. The headquarters for the Barbados Defence Force is located at St. Ann's Fort base at The Garrison, Saint Michael. The Barbados Defence Force is commanded by the Chief Of Staff: Colonel Alvin Quintyne. * The Force Headquarters —The Headquarters, St. Anns Fort provides administrative and logistical support for the entire Defence force. There are three main components of the BDF: (en)
  • La Forza di Difesa di Barbados (in inglese Barbados Defence Force, BDF) è un'unità militare mista di esercito e guardia costiera, e costituisce l'unica forza armata della piccola nazione caraibica di Barbados; insieme ad Antigua e Barbuda, Barbados è l'unica nazione dei caraibi orientali a mantenere una forza militare indipendente dalla normale polizia civile (in questo caso, la Royal Barbados Police Force). (it)
  • Вооружённые силы Барбадоса (англ. Barbados Defence Force, BDF) — совокупность войск Барбадоса предназначенная для защиты территории и внутренней безопасности государства. Они были созданы 15 августа 1979 г. Штаб-квартира вооружённых сил Барбадоса находится в форте Санта-Анна. BDF состоит из четырёх основных компонентов: (ru)
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